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. >> the treasury department is not marketing specifically to china. they're part of the i.p.o.. i thought this was a good thing. i thought we wanted to reduce the government stake in g.m., so the government no longer own tos 61%. that's what -- >> actually, they are marketing specifically to china. the two firms that are involved -- >> they are not. morgan stanley is a sind kator. excuse me, if i may. >> they're marketing directly to china. >> morgan stanley, jp morgan and goldman sachs are involved. they market to foreign investors all the time. every time they do an i.p.o. let me finish. every time we do an i.p.o. in this country there is a road show that goes on that the banks perform. that road show includes foreign investors. >> cheryl: let me bring something back. >> this is nothing new. >> cheryl: here is the point of bailing out g.m. was to keep the jobs in the country and keep the cars manufacturered here. china has a strong car manufacturering industry. who is to say they wouldn't push to see more g.m. cars made there? >> no one. everyone is right. china has the right to do what
making shares of its company available in what's known as an initial public offering or ipo. >> facebook will not ipo for a while. i think we will follow the example of google which is that you do not go public until very, very late in the process. i think it's sort of by-product of these regulations that correct answer is for companies to stay private as long as possible. >> define a while. >> at least two years. >> shepard: all right. he says the decision to take facebook public depends on how the business develops in the coming months. as fox business correspondent shibani joshi points out, it could make a huge splash in the markets. >> if and when facebook does ipo, it will be the biggest technology ipo that we're going to see since google. so it's interesting he mentioned that, and it would be certainly a huge ipo, generating a lot of revenue for the investment banks that will take it public. it's something that people are dying to get their hands on. >> shepard: whole lot of people. if facebook were to go public right now, and if the current value of its private shares were to hold
. >> we wouldn't let you leave without asking the ipo question. it's a tough market out there. are you putting it off, waiting a while? >> we're very fortunate. we took a significant investment from elevation partners the beginning of this year with $25 million into the company's coffers, we're starting to expand in launching into france, germany, uk and canada and moving into markets in the midwest and america. it took us a bunch of money to ipo quickly. do i need to do it soon? the point is to be able to choose your spot. >> i would imagine you would be a takeover target. >> i'm sure we are a very attractive business to a number of people. unfortunately, we're focused as a stand alone company and growth. >> think they would be a great partner with facebook places. >> and google. it's been talked about a number of times. go ahead and answer that question. >> i'm sure it's been talked about. the nice thing about yelp, it's been talked about here an internationally and we're going to go it alone. >> that's our show for today. thanks to brad garlinghouse. we can watch some episodes back
. >> i asked our correspondent how the ipo was received on the new york stock exchange. >> it was such a huge offering, you could have expected some pressure on the stock, but it is holding on fairly well to the levels that we see in the evening session. in general, the response has been tremendous. there was huge demand that wall street obviously it is quite happy with the stock offering and also with the plans that petrobras is following. >> a closer look at the numbers, european shares got a boost on the final trading day of the week. the dax climbed 1.8%, finishing over 6000. the euro stoxx 50 locking and gains of 2%. in new york, shares are closing at the top of the hour, enjoying a big rally, closing nearly 1.9% higher. and on the currency markets, the euro trading at $1.3491. >>> german business confidence has risen unexpectedly this month, calling recent fears that the economic coverage is losing steam. closely watched ifo business sentiment index, based on a survey of thousands of managers across the country, showed a clear kleiman confidence over the reading i
to remain independent for a while and get sort of a bigger high profile exit like an ipo? >> i think zinga is closer to having a shot at independence. as you pointed out on second market and in other places there's a valuation that's being attributed to them in billions of dollars. it's not an unreasonable one. absolutely there is opportunities for people to hook up with traditional gaming companies like play fish did with traditional media companies like playdom did. i think there's a lot of interest from the asian gaming publishers building these free to play games for a long time now but they don't know how to crack that u.s. market necessarily on their own and i think there's also going to be interest from folks like google, technology guys. there's a lot of avenues for which these companies can go down. >> what are your predictions? one of your predictions for 2010 is social gaming will outflow beyond facebook but i would think this deal would be contradictory because i look at it as disney has a strong website. great games. really the ultimate in convergence between television and th
to look at today. >> we've talked about general motors and the ipo that may be coming up at some point in the near future. we are hearing that, if they want to break even, if might cost the investors a little bit more than we thought, at least per share. >> we are thinking that we'll get an ipo in mid-november from general motors. according to a letter from the tarp watchdog to one of the congressman, he said the u.s. government would need to sell their shares and they own roughly 304 million shares. the all-time record for general motors was $93 in april of 2000. so you look at the ream yum they will have to sell for. the government won't sell all shares in november. people will buy it. there will be an appetite for the stock. the price will go up and the company will remain profitable and the price will go way up. it will tax a long time and take some serious appreciation in terms of that stock value from general motors to make our money back qoo we'll have to leave it there today. we'll see you again tomorrow. keep an eye up for starbucks possibly raising prices as well. >>> six mon
i.p.o. since labor day this week. it hit the market today, and ended with a bang. soufun holdings priced at $42.50 per share and ended its first day at $72.70, up 71%. this is a chinese real estate website. it lists properties, but also second best initial offering of the year. and that's tonight's "market focus." >> suzanne: federal regulators want to bring down the curtain on window dressing, a long- standing practice financial firms have used to disguise their debt. the securities and exchange commission reached a preliminary agreement today requiring banks to disclose more information about their assets and loans. the move comes after widespread criticism of the lehman brothers accounting practice called "repo 105." it allowed the firm to move debt off its balance sheet and mark it as sales. under the proposed rule, banks would be required to detail their short-term borrowings quarterly and annually. >> tom: here's what we're watching for next week. our friday "market monitor" guest is mark leibovit, chief market strategist at vrtrader.com. also next week, we'll see august hou
see a dime of. yes, do they want to go public, ipo, maybe pay 3 or 4 billion back, but there's 80 billion dollars back there. the bailouts don't work. very interestingly in the 2300 page financial regulatory bill that went through congress a little while ago, they pulled too big to fail out of there and leaves the door open to come in and say-- >> jonas. >> the public outrage will keep the government whoever is in charge from doing another bailout. kind of a good thing and prevent the lame bailouts we don't need. >> however, if we actually need a bailout and maybe there will be an eevent sometime, not chrysler getting a third bailout. but the government wants to put in money and public won't allow it, it won't be good we don't do that bailout. we wouldn't see that, that's a long shot event and again outrage is going to prevent the lame bailouts we don't need to see, but could prevent what we need. >> so there's lame bailouts and unlame bailouts. >> brenda: you always get the last words. thank you, julian for joining us, thank you. the french getting fried again, what they're prote
think g.m.'s i.p.o. won't fetch that much. the bailout program's inspector general, neil barofsky, ran the numbers for congress. >> jeff: still ahead, reverse mortgages are one way for seniors to unlock the equity in their homes, but they're not for everyone. we'll see why in tonight's "money profiles." the first changes from that law take effect tomorrow. while the president welcomed the reforms today, health care companies and consumers still face an uncertain future. stephanie dhue reports. >> reporter: president obama appeared, campaign-style, in a virginia family's backyard to promote the new health care law. obama ticked off a list off its achievements, among them: there are no limits on lifetime benefits. kids can no longer be denied coverage for a pre-existing condition. and, dependents up to age 26 will be able to get insurance through their parent's plan. >> all of these things are designed not to have government more involved in health care. they're designed to make sure that you have basic protections in your interactions with your insurance company, that you're getting wha
.d.p. and the company thinks about revenue, profit and i.p.o. and the people forgot what they're doing. we're coming here not to make money,dom this not to make money we're coming here to experience the life. what would make me excited, i think the young people. the people, these people because of the... >> rose: i believe that? you think they'll return to values because of young them? >> because of young people. young people, my father was criticized my grandfather. my father critized me but my father did a better job than my grandfather, i did a better job than my father and i believe my kids will do a better job than us. nobody can stop it. >> rose: you work all the time or do you take time for balance in your life? if you pause the answer is you have no balance. >> right. that's right. yeah. >> rose: why is that? because it's so exciting? because the challenge is now? it's the only life you know? it makes you happy? what? >> i think because of the excitement and because i really treasure and honor this opportunity in my life that i can do things. my father said if you were born 30 years ago, ear
they are interested in taking part in the ipo of stock when general motors goes back on to the stock market in november. how would you feel about the chinese government, because that is who runs it, how would you feel about the chinese government owning a portion of gm? this was once america's -- what was the famous line from the 1950s, when gm coughs, the country gets a cold. that is potentially on the block. the chinese government have been a very big stake in gm. >> certainly something to watch. thank you. appreciate it. have a great day in new york. >>> members of the military restricted from being openly gay and being able to serve. a vote on capitol hill today could repeal what is commonly called don't ask, don't tell. we'll get the latest. >>> we'll hear from lady gaga who is lending her star power to the cause. >>> also just ahead, an accused serial staffer with ties to northern virginia is back in court. why he is facing new charges. >>> plus, some of his victims are speaking out. that is just ahead. is. >>> welcome back ain't beautiful skyline out there today. sun coming up. going
. and liberty mutual is delays the largest ipo of the year. they blamed the weak economy for delaying the stock sell of one of the subsidiaries and 45 companies postponed their sells this year and over concern about the economy. >>> well, one retailer is exstanding despite the tough economy. kohls will open more stores. it's been popular among shoppers worried about their jobs and looking for bargains and nintendo's 3-d console won't be out for christmas. the release date is pushed back until march. that will put a dent in the bottom line. they slashed the earning's forecast by more than half. for more head lines, go to cbsmoneywatch.com. i'm alexis christoforous in new york. >>> and coming up on wjz-13 eyewitness news at 4:00, bedbug infestation. critical information from local hub officials on how to keep them out of your home. >>> and transportation officials get graded by their students who use the buses for school. did they pass with flying colors. >>> and get ready for rain. it could be heavy at times. we're updating the first warning weather forecast. wjz-13 is always on, for more inform
ipo in history. it is now the second largest oil company in the world after exxon mobil. >>> please welcome president bill clinton, ladies and gentlemen. >>> welcome back to "hardball." president clinton shows he moves with ease. here's his advice to democrats in this midterm. >> i think that the democrats ought to put on one card no more than five and no fewer than three things to be their priorities. we've still got a chance, 30 days, to have an honest debate. >> president clinton is an in-demand cameraer. can he make the difference for democrats? jim vandehei and howard, howard, let me start with you. it is interesting to me to watch bill clinton in essence, second guessing some of the folks in the white house. here's supportive, but second guessing the strategy. when he frankly had the same problem in 1994 and there were people second guessing, though not so publicly. >> yeah, there were. there was a whole generation of kennedy people, for example, who thought they knew more about washington and politics even than bill clinton did. there were some people on the hill back in the
. in addition to an established player, we had a green ipo today. am rhys, which makes yeast and takes it to make fuel. up about 3% for investors today. more people apparently willing to put more money toward green technology. >> thank you, scott. >>> it is education nation on nbc this week as we focus on the state of education across the country. today, we're going to look at the crisis at community crisis. money they're going to have to find somewhere else to pay the bills. david trujillo was at the district where the chancellor had to go to the bank today. >> she's hitting the books, but laura says she wouldn't have gotten this far if not for financial aid. >> i'm a single mother and i depend on my financial aid every semester. >> reporter: but lawmakers missed their budget again. they missed their third payment to community clenls this year so they can pay the bills. that means no money for financial aid for students in the program. >> it's a crisis of massive proportions. >> reporter: because there is no budget, the san jose evergreen community college district has to borrow $18 m
have a great hole to fill. >> gm put off its ipo. did the white house have anything to do with its timing? >> the white house is not involved in and is not going to discuss an ipo based on regulators watching what people do and say around the ipo. >> congress will be backed in washington in a weekend half. the fight -- besides the small- business bill, what must the president do before they are all back out and campaigning? >> i know you caveat it by assuming small business. what this town does a lot is, i know what you are doing now, but what are you going to do next? small businesses have delayed their hiring decisions. they have delayed their expansion decisions. they have delayed their investment decisions, waiting to see what the senate will do on the small business bill. 60% of the job losses come from small businesses. there are concrete steps that we can and should take when congress comes back to change that. obviously, the president is mindful of the tax cuts for the middle class that expire at the end of the year. the president will fight to ensure those middle-class tax
as they have and got back on their feet and a planned ipo this fall? i would call that a success. >> rose: what is the most important thing you think we've learned? >> i think we've learned, i hope we've learned. i don't know if we have learned it. two things. debt, really, to me it's not derivatives that are the weapons of mass destruction t is the leverage, the debt in the system and the good news is wall street has brought that debt down and we now have new rules coming out of switzerland that actually mean that these banks are going to have to hold on to more capital. that's the good news. the other thing is actually knowing your own business. these businesses not only became too big to fail, they became too big to manage and so many of these c.e.o.s and people at the top didn't understand what was going on on the floors below them. i think there has been a renewed effort foring management to at least threw to begin to understand the complexities of their own business. >> when i look back at this there are two things that come glaring to me. number one is how precarious it was. i mean i don
the upcoming ipo to u.s. investors. the company's going to set a low share price in the $20 to $25 range thugh a stock split. that's kind of a common move to be able to attract more retail investors. because without a split, the government says gm would have to price shares at $134 apce for taxpayers to recoup their $40 billion bailout of the automaker. >>> everybody goes to starbucks, whave to let you know that starbucks plans to raise prices on larger and more labor-intensive drinks to offt the costs of coffee and other ommodities. so there is a reason for this. starbucks will hold or lower prices, though, on espresso and tall-sized drinks. coffee prices are flirting with 13-year highs. starbucks isn't the only one having to adjust. other mass market sellers like folger'shave already hiked their prices. i just get excited for the special flavors. the pumpkin spice latte. >> it's so much fun -- >> it is. it's like a special treat. >> we're going to have to cut down on how many times we go, courtney. >> exactly. >> thanks so much. >>> well, today's wednesday's child is a special 12-year-old wh
to create, holes to fill, and we have to get these people back to work. >> gm put off its ipo and roto until after the election. did the administration have anything to do with that? >> they are not involved in and onl not discuss ipo's based regulators watching what people do. >> let me ask an economic question another way. congress will be back in washington in a weekend house. besides a small business bill, what is on the president's must- do list before they are back up campaigning? they do not have a lot of time. >> this is something the president has talked a lot about. i will spend another 30 seconds one more time. what this town does a lot is -- i know what you're doing, but what would you do next? small businesses have delayed their hiring decisions, expansion decisions, waiting to see what the senate will do on the small business bill. i do not want to discount the engine of our economy -- as the president said -- 60% of our jobs come from small business. there are concrete steps that we should take when congress comes back to change that. obviously, the president is mindful of the
public this year. google ipo. there are 224,000 pages on this alone. so who are they? larry and sergei? sergei was born in moscow. his family came here in 1979. his father was a math teacher. in the u.s. he became a university professor. >> it was really for my father and for my mother about having opportunity. >> reporter: larry's father caught computer science. larry got a computer when he was 6. precocious would describe him. >> i remember, you know, turning in my first assignment in elementary school using a computer. the teachers were kind of confused at how i printed it out. >> reporter: they live and work well. they work their heads off, to put it politely. and they pretty much had to make the office a place where people wanted to be a lot of the time. >> how are you today? >> the food that we have i think is one of the best decisions we ever made. >> reporter: we heard their chef used to cook for the grateful dead. chef grateful dead. they don't have much free time. both are single and they eat a lot of dinners at work. sergei does have an interesting hobby. >> i like to do a v
. >> a big question about foreign investment. should foreign investors have an opportunity in this ipo for gm? >> of course they should. why shouldn't they? we have foreign investment in all kinds of companies around this country. chrysler was owned by daimler for seven years in its entirety. i know there's sensitivity around it and i know the optics of it looking like the chinese are coming in and making money off of it after we put tax dollars in. i think we should allow foreign vest. >> it will help us get paid back soon. >> it will help us get paid back. >> great to have you here. it's "overhaul." >> it's a must-read. come back soon. >>> up next, dylan ratigan and erick erickson. new fallout this morning for city leaders in belle california accused of cheating taxpayers in a massive salary scandal. we'll be right back. >> it is massive. wall street is getting back on its feet. but the financial landscape is still full of uncertainty. in times like these, you need an experienced partner to look out for you. heads up! and after 300 years we have gotten pretty good at that. [ dog barking ] [
pulled two young people on the list this year. a 26-year-old and 28-year-old and his facebook i.p.o. gets even bigger, there will be more facebook billionaires on our list. >> steve jobs must be such a loser today. i feel so bad for him. >> he's still worth $6.1 billion so he's hanging in there and he made a billion dollars this year. so making a billion dollars, you can't feel too shaby and most of the money comes from disney and not apple. >> very interesting. steve, you track this stuff every single minute of the day, thanks for bringing it to us. >> thanks, guys. go to steve outside, another beautiful day here? >> take a look, looking in the sky, a lot of people are talking about the environment these days. the days are starting to get darker. have you noticed that? the days are darker and stuff is flying off of trees and you got the leaves falling and the grass is turning brown and there's already been snow in some spots. that's a little clip you're looking at from the movie "forces of nature" by the way. i have looked into this -- what is going on and there's a technical term for w
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